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12 Bean Iowa Ham Soup Recipe

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This recipe for 12 Bean Iowa Ham Soup, by , is from The Van Vooren Family Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Barb Van Vooren
Added: Tuesday, February 8, 2011


1 pkg bean mixture
8 cups water
1 pound ham + ham bone
2 medium carrots, chopped
1 medium onion
1 green pepper
1 stalk celery
1/2 tsp coarse ground peppers
2 Tbsp parsley
1 tsp salt
1 Bay leaf

Soak the beans and water overnight. Put 1/2 mixture in blender or food processor until smooth. Put entire mixture in Dutch oven. Add one pound of ham and bone. Add the rest of ingredients and simmer for 1 hour.




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